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a love triangle turned violent. a man accused of shooting his estranged wife and her boyfriend at mccarran airport. >> craig has more from court. we understand bail has been set? >> reporter: bail has been set. the prosecution had wanted bail in the amount of $1 million. the judge set a lower bail did not agree with the prosecution's request and set bail in a high dollar amount and also put conditions on bail. is your name jeffrey brown. >> yes. >> can you afford to hire an attorney? >> reporter: jeffrey brown faced two kouchbts of attempted murder for shooting his estranged wife and her boyfriend and alleged that he planned the crime, waited six hours as his wife and her boyfriend walked to their car after landing at mccarran. >> he shot the man twice and shot the female twice and he
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lot at mccarran airport with a gun in hand. >> reporter: jeffrey brown understood the charges, two counts of attempted murder and the use of a gun in a prohibited area airport property. the prosecution asked for $1 million in bail in part because of what brown apparently told police. >> he later when he was appear prehened by law enforcement told them he shot her to shut her up. >> reporter: ultimately bail was set at $650,000, and if he does make bail, the judge ordered that he wear a back here live outside the regional justice court. this case will move forward on october 7. that is when a preliminary hearing has been scheduled. the purpose of a prelim for a judge to look at the evidence as it is presented by the prosecution. without any really challenge from the defense. but to look at that evidence and determine flatly at face value is there enough to hold the defendant over for trial.
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accused of shooting local mother tammy myers. he waived his attorney-client privilege so he can hire a new attorney. he and his getaway drive derek andrews pled guilty to murder but he wants to reverse that. the governor of north carolina has declared a state of new jersey in charlotte after protest over night led to gunfire. another night of unrest there. this is what it looked like, in respons in response to tuesday officer-involved shooting of a black man. that's what all of this is about. >> the chaos that erupted you can see unfolding behind us. dozens arrested as this violence escalated. nbc's sara ro sario has the latest. >> reporter: a city on edge for a second night. demonstrators in charlotte clashed with police harmed in riot gear using flash grenades, rubber bullets and tear gas to disperse the crowd. tossing canisters back to officers. >> can't get back in there
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>> reporter: hundreds taking to the streets with signs protesting the death of 43-year-old keith scott killed tuesday by police. >> has to be a sense of accountability on all sides. >> reporter: overnight, sent demonstrators running for cover. at least one person critically wounded. >> he hot. there is blood and there is a crowd of people and i don't know if he is alive. i don't know if he is dead. >> reporter: authorities are investigating who shot that victim. >> the allegation was made that one of our officers might have been involved. continued with several people injured, including officers. the city now under a state of emergency. the national guard rolling in this morning to assist in keeping order on the streets. police justifying tuesday's shooting saying scott ignored officers' commands to drop the weapon >> the video does not give me absolute definitive visual evidence that -- that would
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what i can tell you though is when taken in the totality of all the other evidence, it supports what we have heard in the version of the truth that we gave about the circumstances that happened. >> reporter: meantime, businesses in downtown charlotte are a-- are assessing damage and beginning to clean up after days of looting and unrest. in charlotte, sara rosario, nbc news. the question of the day, do you trust police in your neighborhood? this, head over to news3lv.com and click on question of the day. police investigating a shooting this morning that wound adnan the northeast part of the valley. happened at 3:30 in las vegas boulevard. victim taketon the hospital. his condition unknown. detectives are trying to determine the motivation behind the shooting and suspect or suspects involved. if you know anything about this shooting call crimestoppers, 385-5555. well, investigators say that a fire inside of a room
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some guest there is was caused by smoking. it happened just before 1:00 this morning on the 9th floor of the carson tower. fire officials had to evacuate the 8th, 9th and 10th floors. by the time fire fighters reached the room, they say the automatic sprinkler system had put the fire out. a small portion of a mattress was still smoldering. no injuries were reported. a north las vegas doctor facing lewdness charges, and police are looking for more possible victims here. this is dr. jorge he has on office on east lake mead near bruce. detectives say he has been arrested after he was accused of inappropriately touching a patient. if you have contact with this doctor and would like to talk to police about anything or maybe you noticed, reach out to them and contact the north vegas police department immediately. the fbi is investigating las vegas city councilman rickey barlow in a statement to news3, the city of las
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the so-called preservation letter as it is called directs the city to preserve e-mails and documents. sources telling us they are part of a lengthy investigation of the councilmember. well, the same sources go on to say that the focus of the investigation is on minute and campaign contributions received by barlow for its part. the city tells us at news3 that it is, quote, fully cooperating but cannot elaborate on details of t last week, the fbi raided barlow's home seized a computer and interviewed a councilman. barlow has not responded to our requests for comment. letters for potential evidence from ranishing and being destroyed prior to a possible indictment or charges of criminal wrongdoing. popular tradition along the colorado river is no more. after a decade, the river
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city leaders. the reason, trash. the regatta had become a major tourism economic event but according to the mayor, the negatives just outweighed the positives. the city tcounci same time, native-american tribes had to deal with garbage they said was floating down that event. >> anchor: a ton of trash was left over unfortunately. governor sandoval's plan to call lawmakers into a special session early next month to consider a plan to build a nfl stadium here in las vegas. he wants to hold the session between october 7 and 13. spoke with oakland raiders owner mark davis and says he believes he is committed to bringing his team here. the current stadium plan calls for a hotel tax increase and
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our city. >> anchor: okay. let's go ahead and talk a little weather, shall we. just one of those days that the extra hold hairspray will not work. >> meteorologist: it is not working. i went outside and i have to vouch for that, i had to come in and redo my hair. it is re, very windy out there. the wind advisory and red flag warning just went into effect at noon. look at this time lapse video increasing more and more and more of this going on. at the elementary school, 78 degrees. look at the wind, 15 miles per hour. wind gust right now at 39 miles per hour, and charlotte hill elementary school, the current temperature is 84 and winds of 11 miles per hour. with gusts to 37 miles per hour. now here is our -- what we are expecting from the winds as we head through the day and 2 and
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is not the gusts. gusts this afternoon potentially up to 45, maybe even 50 miles per hour, creating blowing dust and making travel difficult for high profile vehicles. we will talk more about it in a few minutes. >> anchor: that is very windy, wendy -- your new name, shelley. two political opponents come to blows on live tv. coming up, what was said my goodness. we will have more. disney is in hot water today after one of its halloween costumes is stirring up some controversy. why disney was forced to pull the costume. and how you can rip up winning game day recipes thanks to morton's steakhouse. we are talking crabcake platter. you will have the best party on the block.
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jim dunlap: too many nevada police officers have been killed in the last few years. the truth is, we make it too easy for they get them at gun shows or online from strangers, no questions asked. so here's something we can do to honor the fallen: close the background check loophole. that will help prevent future cop killings. it works. in states that have closed the loophole, nearly half as many police officers have been shot and killed in the line of duty. background checks save lives.
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congressman heck's become part of the problem in washington.
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at taxpayer expense and voted members of congress, like himself, taxpayer-funded healthcare for life. heck even voted to allow congressmen to take their pay during a government shutdown. congressman heck is what's wrong with washington. dscc is responsible for the content of this advertising. . oh, boy, so it is going down,
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parliament in georgia, that is the country, it broke out on tv during a live political talk show. happening yesterday when the candidates started to insult each other before getting into a physical fight. the political climate really heating up in that country leading up to the election which is set for next month. things get heated around here, but not quite like that. this time on economy front, fewer people are filing claims for unemployment. weekly applications have been less than 300,000 for 81 straight weeks and that makes this the longest streak since 1970. the number of americans who apply for unemployment benefits fell since july. more than 2 million are cleating unemployment benefits and dropped by 6%. crews are working to get the lights back on in puerto rico. a fire knocked out electricity throughout the island yesterday. 3.5 million people losing power. malls, homes, airports, you
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that fire. disney has stopped selling a halloween costume and pajama depicting a polynesian figure from "moana." some deemed it offensive to wear the skin color of another race liking this product to the form of black face. disney apologized in a statement and says they regret if it offended anyone. syrian president al said syria and russia did not bomb a truck that killed 20 people. the u.s. claimed that russia was responsible for the te tack but the syrian president disagreeing. tenses between russia and the u.s. have increased after authorities in washington determine with a very high degree of confidence that the attack carried out by a russian piloted aircraft. that's who they are pointing to. the truck had food, aid and toys for thousands of people and families in need.
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forces from pro-government militia retook some villages from isis. video footage by the pro-government militia, thick smoke in the distance and running for their lives. that operation took up efforts for supply line for the hope of regaining mosul later this year which is still in the hands of isis. heavy rain in minnesota left businesses swatched and driverst you can see people pushing vehicles through the flooded streets and some cars completely submerged. police say they stayed busy throughout the night helping drivers who had gotten stuck there in those floodwaters, and, boy, what a mess. here is something to lift your spirit. as we celebrate the first day of autumn, colorful foliage is beginning to appear. this is in japan, and people come to see this. just so beautiful as all the
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asaid and started watching all of the colors from their view. spots of red, yellow and green, different shades of color look so amazing from the sky, and it is just going to continue to get more rich as the season changes, and, you know, we have trees here that do -- i have seen a few -- -- a few, one to are two, maybe a couple. >> not quite like that. >> anchor: i am from the midwest. kelly, you are from t i miss all the leaves changing color and, hey, we can't complain. fall and winter it is really nice around here. >> anchor: still get boots and sweater weather. pumpkin spice. fall officially began at 7:21 a.m. and so feels like it. cooler temperatures and gusty winds. the camera shaking behind me and this camera too. the technical academy camera
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a few clouds out there as well. here is a look at the temperatures. if you are stepping out the door right now. 80 in summerlin. paradise at 81. nellis at 84 degrees. wind speeds, let's talk about that. they are definitely increasing the sustained speeds that we are seeing nellis and sunrise. 6 miles per hour. on top of that the gusts. look at these numbers already. paradise already reporting a gust of 45-mile-per-hour. henders on gusts and centennial 33 miles per hour. hopefully today is not your trash day because they go for a ride. we are dealing with blowing dust because of the wind gust. drier air is moving in. low humidity combined with strong winds does increase our fire danger. we are, again, going to have difficult driving conditions for high profile vehicles as dangerous cross winds and items are not secured.
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winds. keep that in mind. this fire weather warning and wind advisory the area shaded. we have one those for clark county too underneath the area shaded in pink. and goes until 8:00 and the area in green, northwest arizona into utah, a flashflood watch. here is why. we are not going to get any rain here in clark county, but we are seeing showers and thunderstorms streaming through arizona, up into utah. also a little bit closer to county, shower and thunderstorm activity. and las vegas is expected to stay dry. our biggest concern are these winds, 84 degrees. our expected high. winds gusting to 45 miles per hour. could see some gusts as high as 50 miles per hour today. so not going to be a good hair day. put it up in the ponytail. tonight, 59 degrees. that is what we are looking
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door. which afternoon actually quite pleasant and cool too. sunny skies. 81 degrees. that is our expected high. normal is 92. even as we head through the weekend we are looking at below normal temperatures. highs in the 80s. it is beautiful. we have national public lands day, red rock and lake mead free admittance on saturday only. get into next week temperatures will climb up into the 90s. >> anchor: thank you, kelly, we well stars hit the red carpet with the latest fashions at the emmy awards last weekend. >> those gowns can cost tens of thousands of dollars but mike wilbur spoke with a style expert ways to get the hollywood look but on a budget. >> i never wanted to blend in. >> reporter: if you want to stand out but can't throw down hollywood cash, we have got the solution. >> a gown would cost over $5,000. and i am re-creating it here with this beautiful one
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i swapped her volume for something a little bit more modern. >> reporter: the gown is $245 and shoes will only put you back $70 bucks. >> tell me who you are wearing. >> kapor. >> reporter: kirsten dunst killed it on the emmy red carpet and check out what we did. >> it is absolutely priceless and this black gown was anything but basic. what was dramatic was the deep we re-created that by three floor only $500. >> reporter: dill like cookie. >> henson was wearing a gorgeous dress from vera wang. so we re-created this look from this beautiful dress from b cbg. under $300 and we kept the stylings simple. beautiful dazzling bracelet from rent the runway and a
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>> reporter: emily's strapless zack posen mermaid look. >> a zack posen gown would go over $10,000. >> reporter: ditch the posen payout and this one for $245. >> we found this dress from bloomingdale that challenges that beautiful, romantic midnight navy blue. a timeless classic shade. >> reporter: mike wilbur. >> only $25 to $10,000. >> anchor: there you go. it is still a lot approximately still a lot. an employee caught on surveillance camera smuggling cold out -- in case you didn't catch it because of where this man put it. >> anchor: ooh boy, use your imagination. we will have that one coming
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horner: i was proud to stand for our country. i will not stand for congressman hardrdy and donald trump insulting seniors and veterans. hardy wants to raise the retirement age and said seniors who rely on programs like social security are a draw on government and the disabled are a drain on society. and then there's donald trump. they're just not for us. dccc is responsible for the content of this advertising. we are getting a first
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that hatched in the indiana zoo. the zoo releasing video of this largely animated momma and poppa, the second biggest. >> he cheese of penguins behind emperor pen ga begins. the gender is not clear. we have been on an animal kick with the babies. a canada man going to trial for allegedly smuggling gold out of royal canadian mint but how he did it that is raising some eyebrows. >> and has a lot of people talking. 38-year-old weston lawrence stole $180,000 worth of gold pucks. they say he smuggled them out of the mint by putting them up his rear end. prosecutors say that the alarms would sound each time that he tried to pass through,
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they -- clearly they weren't looking where the sun doesn't behind. >> anchor: didn't think to do that. now they know. >> anchor: now they know. lawrence then traded the gold for cash at a mall in ot ca.-- ottawa. and reported the unusual transaction to police which sparked the criminal investigation. >> anchor: all righty then. >> anchor: on that note. next on news3 at 12:30 an orphaned gi and zookeepers are excited about this. why the baby's new mama wasn't the first choice in trying to find the little guy a mommy. what the public education foundation is doing to honor heroes in our community making the difference in the lives of children. and headed to your next and headed to your next party, morton steakhouse will don't believe... don't believe... don't believe joe heck's attacks.
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with integrity. as a federal prosecutor and attorney general... she made sex trafficking a felony crime. she worked with the bush and obama administrations to combat terrorism. as attorney general, she helped reduce crime. that's why she's endorsed by law enforcement across nevada. catherine cortez masto. catherine cortez masto. i trust her to keep us safe. i'm catherine cortez masto, and i approve this message. woman: here in nevada,
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narrator: in 2008, joe heck called nevada's housing crisis "a blip on the radar." that's just how out of touch joe heck is. narrator: after heck sponsored a bill giving tax breaks to big banks, he took over $500,000 from wall street-- including banks who caused the housing crisis. it's clear what joe heck's priorities are, and families like mine get left behind. narrator: afscme people is responsible for the content of this ad. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message.
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he's not a war hero, he's a war hero because he was captured. i like people that weren't captured ok. donald trump compared his sacrifices to the sacrifices of two parents who lost their son in war. how would you answer that father? what sacrifice have you made for your country? i think i've made a lot of sacrifices, built great structures. i've had tremendous success, i think... those are sacrifices? right now on news3 live at 12:30, black lives matter controversy. a local public defender standing up for a decision to wear a black lives matter inside of court room. the judge says this shouldn't be allowed. we will have more information.
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on this weekend. we are honoring those who are making positive contributions to helping our children succeed. we are talking about the public education foundation. it is a big gala for them coming up. we have a special guest in studio. tailgating 101 if you are looking to spice up your game-day recipes, morton steakhouse is here to help us. a look at easy appetizers and snacks you can make at home. news3 starts right now. everybody, thank you for staying with us. thank you for joining us. local attorneys here in clark county taking a stand today defending their choice to wear black lives matter pins inside of the court room. >> anchor: our sergio avila takes up the conversation at the justice center. sergio not about what she is but where -- break this all down for us. >> reporter: sure, hey,

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